Monthly Archives: May 2011

Fitness with Diana – Back to Basics 1

Sometimes things happen that are out of our control, but it’s how we deal with them that can make or break us.  As I have written before, I have a history of back issues due to an injury that happened back in 2000.  Every once in a while I do something, sometimes it’s extreme and […]

Healthy Choices for Kids with Nutrition and Fitness

Teaching my children to make healthy choices including nutritious foods and good exercise habits is a powerful priority for me. Establishing a strong and positive foundation for a healthy lifestyle now in my children will enable them to be successful into adulthood, and lessen their risk for diabetes, heart disease, obesity and many other health […]

My friend’s 30 Day Fitness Challenge through Insanity: The ASYLUM! 1

My good friend Stephanie Goetsh, founder of, has come together with me on an Insane journey to Insanity:  The ASYLUM.  Here’s what she has to say so far… A couple of weeks ago I (Stephanie Goetsch) got a call from a friend of mine, Diana Collins.  Diana is a coach for Beach Body Fitness […]

Create a Foundation for Fitness…Get Out and Play!

Ever wonder why kids have a never ending source of energy? Watching my kids run around outside enjoying the fresh air and having fun made me think. My children are much happier, more energized, and have better concentration after enjoying physical activity. Everyone can experience these results and feel the fountain of youth by maintaining […]

Healthier Empanadas with Low Fat Chipotle Ranch Dip

Empanadas have become a favorite easy recipe whenever I make a roast chicken or turkey.  Traditionally empanadas are stuffed with beef and cheese, then deep fried. But this version is made healthier by baking the empanadas, using roast chicken or turkey breast, adding beans and less cheese. You may be able to make it even […]

Relentless Pursuit

Over the course of the last day and a half, I have read and seen so much about how Osama Bin Laden was relentlessly pursued until he was eventually found and justice was served. It took almost 10 years and obviously there were many setbacks and disappointments, but the ultimate goal of making the world […]